2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Goes Highbrow With New XLE Premium Trim

Toyota’s popular compact SUV comes in a lot of flavors: the regular-gas-powered RAV4, plus its fuel-sipping RAV4 Hybrid and plug-in-hybrid RAV4 Prime variants. For 2021, the Hybrid is getting a new trim level — XLE Premium — that brings some additional comfort and convenience features.

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The Hybrid model’s new XLE Premium trim is modeled off the gas version and slots between the XLE and XSE trims in the Hybrid’s lineup. Key features include:

  • 18-inch, five-spoke, chrome-finished alloy wheels
  • A power moonroof
  • LED projector headlights with chrome bezels 
  • Automatic high beams
  • LED daytime running lights 
  • Integrated foglamps
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control with a dust and pollen filter, front center vent-flow controls and rear-seat vents
  • A leather-trimmed tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel with audio controls
  • SofTex faux-leather-trimmed seating surfaces
  • An eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with lumbar support and four-way adjustable front passenger seat with seatback pocket
  • Five USB ports 
  • Power liftgate
  • Smart key with push-button start

The XLE Premium trim starts at $33,675 (including a $1,175 destination fee) and is on sale now.

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